The Sziget Festival, to be held between August 7 and 13 in Budapest, will feature one of South Korea’s most popular groups Idiotape, the creative circus group BONGnJOULE and a street theatre performance by Elephants Laugh, the South Korean Cultural Centre said.
The electro-rock group Idiotape will play at the Europe Stage on August 9. Their music reflects influences from 1960s and 1970s Korean rock, as well as The Doors, Radiohead, Metallica and Pantera, the statement said. The contemporary male dance troupe Modern Table will perform a piece entitled Darkness Poomba at the Theatre and Dance Tent on August 10 and 11. The Elephants Laugh troupe will perform at Sziget during their European tour. Their performance dubbed Muljil was inspired by the female divers of Jeju Island and they will present it at the Theatre and Dance Tent, on August 8 and 9. The creative circus BONGnJOULE will show a performance dubbed The Road to Heaven at the Cirque du Sziget outdoor stage daily between August 8 and 13.
Professional trainers from the K-Pop Academy will offer free singing and dance courses to those who wish to learn about Korea and its pop culture, the statement added.